Selected weekly by a senior CDC scientist from the standard sections listed below.
Key considerations in designing a patient navigation program for colorectal cancer screening External DeGroff A, Coa K, Morrissey KG, Rohan E, Slotman B. Health Promot Pract. 2013 Dec 19;15(4):483-495.
Patient navigation in a colorectal cancer screening program External Escoffery C, Fernandez ME, Vernon SW, Liang S, Maxwell AE, Allen JD, Dwyer A, Hannon PA, Kohn M, DeGroff A. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Aug 19.
Risky behavior and correlates of HIV and Hepatitis C Virus infection among people who inject drugs in three cities in Afghanistan External Ruisenor-Escudero H, Wirtz AL, Berry M, Mfochive-Njindan I, Paikan F, Yousufi HA, Yadav RS, Burnham G, Vu A. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jul 30.
Ebola 2014 – new challenges, new global response and responsibility External Frieden TR, Damon I, Bell BP, Kenyon T, Nichol S. N Engl J Med. 2014 Aug 20.
Assessment of chemical exposures: epidemiologic investigations after large- scale chemical releases
Duncan MA. J Environ Health. 2014 Sep;77(2):36-38.
Development and characterization of a resistance spot welding aerosol generator and inhalation exposure system External Afshari A, Zeidler-Erdely PC, McKinney W, Chen BT, Jackson M, Schwegler-Berry D, Friend S, Cumpston A, Cumpston JL, Donny Leonard H, Meighan TG, Frazer DG, Antonini JM. Inhal Toxicol. 2014 Aug 20:1-12.
Lessons learned while preparing a tailored, self-help, technology-driven intervention for national dissemination External Wilkes AL, Jones PL, Morales-Reid B, Ramos B, Vega MY, Scholes D, Farrell D, Edwards A, Polk L. AIDS Educ Prev. 2014 Aug;26(4):281-95.
Intentions to smoke cigarettes among never-smoking U.S. middle and high school electronic cigarette users, National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2011-2013 External Bunnell RE, Agaku IT, Arrazola R, Apelberg BJ, Caraballo RS, Corey CG, Coleman B, Dube SR, King BA. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Aug 20.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Relationship between employment characteristics and obesity among employed U.S. adults External Park S, Pan L, Lankford T. Am J Health Promot. 2014 Jun;28(6):389-96.
Race and sex differences in willingness to undergo total joint replacement: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project External Allen KD, Golightly YM, Callahan LF, Helmick CG, Ibrahim SA, Kwoh CK, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Aug;66(8):1193-202.
Key informant interviews with coordinators of special events conducted to increase cancer screening in the United States External Escoffery C, Rodgers K, Kegler MC, Haardorfer R, Howard D, Roland KB, Wilson KM, Castro G, Rodriguez J. Health Educ Res. 2014 Aug 18.
Asthma prevalence among Hispanic adults in Puerto Rico and Hispanic adults of Puerto Rican descent in the United States – results from two national surveys External El Burai Felix S, Bailey CM, Zahran HS. J Asthma. 2014 Aug 19:1-7.
Assessing asthma control and associated risk factors among persons with current asthma – findings from the child and adult Asthma Call-Back Survey External Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Qin X, Moorman JE. J Asthma. 2014 Aug 21:1-31.
Use of the word “crisis” in sickle cell disease: the language of sickle cell
Savitt TL, Smith WR, Haywood Jr C, Creary MS. J Natl Med Assoc. 2014 Summer;106(1):23-30.
Quality assurance of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Botswana
Matambo S, Machakaire E, Motswere-Chirwa C, Legwaila K, Letsholathebe V, Dintwa E, Lu L, Voetsch AC, Glenshaw M. Afr J Midwifery Womens Health. 2014 Jul-Sep;8(3):130-133.
Low prospects and high risk: structural determinants of health associated with sexual risk among young African American women residing in resource-poor communities in the South External Raiford JL, Herbst JH, Carry M, Browne FA, Doherty I, Wechsberg WM. Am J Community Psychol. 2014 Aug 19.
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus not detected in children hospitalized with acute respiratory illness in Amman, Jordan, March 2010 to September 2012 External Khuri-Bulos N, Payne DC, Lu X, Erdman D, Wang L, Faouri S, Shehabi A, Johnson M, Becker MM, Denison MR, Williams JV, Halasa NB. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Jul;20(7):678-82.
Late diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection in the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS): missed opportunities for intervention External Moorman AC, Xing J, Ko S, Rupp LB, Xu F, Gordon SC, Lu M, Spradling PR, Teshale EH, Boscarino JA, Vijayadeva V, Schmidt MA, Holmberg SD. Hepatology. 2014 Aug 13.
The burden of influenza and RSV among inpatients and outpatients in rural Western Kenya, 2009-2012 External Emukule GO, Khagayi S, McMorrow ML, Ochola R, Otieno N, Widdowson MA, Ochieng M, Feikin DR, Katz MA, Mott JA. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 18;9(8):e105543.
Primary care providers human papillomavirus vaccine recommendations for the medically underserved: a pilot study in U.S. Federally Qualified Health Centers External Roland KB, Benard VB, Greek A, Hawkins NA, Saraiya M. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 12.
Factors associated with receiving treatment for dental decay among Medicaid-enrolled children younger than 12 years of age in Iowa, 2010 External Zilversmit L, Kane DJ, Rochat R, Rodgers T, Russell B. J Public Health Dent. 2014 Aug 6.
Variability and predictors of urinary concentrations of phthalate metabolites during early childhood External Watkins DJ, Eliot M, Sathyanarayana S, Calafat AM, Yolton K, Lanphear BP, Braun JM. Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Aug 5;48(15):8881-90.
Domestic exposure to fungal allergenic particles determined by halogen immunoassay using subject’s serum versus particles carrying three non-fungal allergens determined by allergen-specific HIA External Sercombe JK, Liu-Brennan D, McKay KO, Green BJ, Tovey ER. Indoor Air. 2014 Aug;24(4):438-45.
Genetic history of hepatitis C virus in Pakistan External Ur Rehman I, Vaughan G, Purdy MA, Xia GL, Forbi JC, Rossi LM, Butt S, Idrees M, Khudyakov YE. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Aug 13.
High colonization rate and prolonged shedding of Clostridium difficile in pediatric oncology patients External Dominguez SR, Dolan SA, West K, Dantes RB, Epson E, Friedman D, Littlehorn CA, Arms LE, Walton K, Servetar E, Frank DN, Kotter CV, Dowell E, Gould CV, Hilden JM, Todd JK. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Aug;59(3):401-3.
Chikungunya virus: new risk to transfusion safety in the Americas External Petersen LR, Epstein JS. Transfusion. 2014 Aug;54(8):1911-5.
Chikungunya virus control: is a vaccine on the horizon? External Powers AM. Lancet. 2014 Aug 14.
Effect of multiple, simultaneous vaccines on polio seroresponse and associated health outcomes External Broderick MP, Oberste MS, Moore D, Romero-Steiner S, Hansen CJ, Faix DJ. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 12.
Maternal determinants of timely vaccination coverage among infants in rural Bangladesh External Vasudevan L, Labrique AB, Mehra S, Wu L, Levine O, Feikin D, Klemm R, Christian P, West KP. Vaccine. 2014 Aug 12.
Trauma healing: a mixed methods study of personal and community-based healing
Todahl JL, Walters E, Bharwdi D, Dube SR. J Aggress Maltreat Trauma. 2014 Aug;23(6):611-632.
A 10-year review of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Heads Up initiatives: bringing concussion awareness to the forefront External Sarmiento K, Hoffman R, Dmitrovsky Z, Lee R. J Safety Res. 2014 Sep;50:143-7.
Les lanternes rouges: the race for information about cycling-related female sexual dysfunction External Partin SN, Connell KA, Schrader SM, Guess MK. J Sex Med. 2014 Aug;11(8):2039-47.
Numerical investigation of sheath and aerosol flows in the flow combination section of a Baron fiber classifier
Dubey P, Ghia U, Turkevich LA. Aerosol Sci Technol. 2014 Aug;48(8):896-905.
Extension of the Legionella pneumophila sequence-based typing scheme to include strains carrying a variant of the N-acylneuraminate cytidylyltransferase gene External Mentasti M, Underwood A, Luck C, Kozak-Muiznieks NA, Harrison TG, Fry NK. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Jul;20(7):O435-41.
Validation of an HPLC-MS/MS and wipe procedure for mitomycin C contamination External B’Hymer C, Connor T, Stinson D, Pretty J. J Chromatogr Sci. 2014 Aug 16.
Limited utility of dried blood and plasma spot based screening for antiretroviral treatment failure with COBAS Ampliprep/TaqMan HIV-1 v2.0 External Sawadogo S, Shiningavamwe A, Chang J, Maher AD, Zhang G, Yang C, Gaeb E, Kaura H, Ellenberger D, Lowrance DW. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Aug 20.
New NIOSH methods for sampling and analysis of airborne inorganic acids External Breuer D, Ashley K. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 Aug 25:0.
APRI and FIB-4 are good predictors of the stage of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B: the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study (CHeCS) External Teshale E, Lu M, Rupp LB, Holmberg SD, Moorman AC, Spradling P, Vijayadeva V, Boscarino JA, Schmidt MA, Gordon SC. J Viral Hepat. 2014 Aug 1.
Cardiometabolic risk assessments by body mass index z-score or waist-to-height ratio in a multiethnic sample of sixth-graders External Kahn HS, El Ghormli L, Jago R, Foster GD, McMurray RG, Buse JB, Stadler DD, Trevino RP, Baranowski T, Healthy Study Group . J Obes. 2014 ;2014:421658.
Workplace psychosocial factors associated with hypertension in the U.S. workforce: a cross-sectional study based on the 2010 National Health Interview Survey External Kaur H, Luckhaupt SE, Li J, Alterman T, Calvert GM. Am J Ind Med. 2014 Sep;57(9):1011-21.
Flight attendant radiation dose from solar particle events
Anderson JL, Mertens CJ, Grajewski B, Luo LA, Tseng CY, Cassinelli RT. Aviat Space Env Med. 2014 Aug;85(8):828-832.
Psychosocial work characteristics of personal care and service occupations: a process for developing meaningful measures for a multiethnic workforce External Hoppe A, Heaney CA, Fujishiro K, Gong F, Baron S. Ethn Health. 2014 Jul 3:1-19.
Effects of acute inhalation of aerosols generated during resistance spot welding with mild-steel on pulmonary, vascular and immune responses in rats External Zeidler-Erdely PC, Meighan TG, Erdely A, Fedan JS, Thompson JA, Bilgesu S, Waugh S, Anderson S, Marshall NB, Afshari A, McKinney W, Frazer DG, Antonini JM. Inhal Toxicol. 2014 Aug 20:1-11.
Evaluating job demands and control measures for use in farm worker health surveillance External Alterman T, Gabbard S, Grzywacz JG, Shen R, Li J, Nakamoto J, Carroll DJ, Muntaner C. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Aug 20.
An evaluation of an aftermarket local exhaust ventilation device for suppressing respirable dust and respirable crystalline silica dust from powered saws External Garcia A, Jones E, Echt AS, Hall RM. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 Aug 22:0.
Safety and the diverse workforce: lessons from NIOSH’s work with Latino immigrants
Flynn MA. Prof Saf. 2014 Jun;59(6):52-57.
Artemisinin-based combination therapies are efficacious and safe for treatment of uncomplicated malaria in HIV-infected Ugandan children External Kakuru A, Achan J, Muhindo MK, Ikilezi G, Arinaitwe E, Mwangwa F, Ruel T, Clark TD, Charlebois E, Rosenthal PJ, Havlir D, Kamya MR, Tappero JW, Dorsey G. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Aug;59(3):446-53.
Walking for transportation and leisure among U.S. adults – National Health Interview Survey 2010 External Paul P, Carlson SA, Carroll DD, Berrigan D, Fulton JE. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Aug 15.
Analysis of the benefits and costs of a national campaign to promote colorectal cancer screening: CDC’s Screen for Life-National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign External Ekwueme DU, Howard DH, Gelb CA, Rim SH, Cooper CP. Health Promot Pract. 2014 Sep;15(5):750-8.
What does a performance measurement system tell us about the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program? External Townsend JS, Moore AR, Mulder TN, Boyd M. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Aug 18.
Smokeless tobacco use among working adults
Mazurek JM, Syamlal G, King BA, Castellan RM. Oncol Times. 2014 ;36(14):54-55.
Health care provider advice for adolescent tobacco use: results from the 2011 National Youth Tobacco Survey External Schauer GL, Agaku IT, King BA, Malarcher AM. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug 18.